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  1. Answering the Call for LGBTQ Health EquityRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - At least once a day, the University of Louisville LGBT Center receives a call from a person asking for the name of an LGBTQ-friendly physician.

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  2. Participants Sought by University of Louisville for Research in E-Cigarette FlavorsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Non-smokers aged 18-40 are sought for a research trial at the University of Louisville examining how flavors added to tobacco may lead to harmful outcomes.

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  3. Car T-Cells Targeting CD4 Protein Granted Orphan Drug Designation for ...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - iCell Gene Therapeutics today announced that the Food and Drug Administration has granted Orphan Drug Designation for its chimeric antigen receptor engineered T-cells directed against the target protein CD4 for the treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma .

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  4. UTHSC-Houston Researcher to Present Cardiology Lecture in LouisvilleRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Newswise

    A professor-researcher in cardiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston will present "Sir William Osler and Modern Genetic-Based Precision Medicine" for the 2016 Leonard Leight Lecture at the University of Louisville. Ali J. Marian, M.D., will speak at noon, Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the 16th Floor Conference Center of the Rudd Heart and Lung Center, 201 Abraham Flexner Way in Louisville.

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  5. Kentucky Arts Students 'Promised' One 'Boss' ExperienceRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Newswise

    "Talk about a dream and try and make it real," those are the words of one of the world's most popular rock and roll icons, Bruce Springsteen. And this summer at the University of Kentucky, those words perfectly capture the essence of what a group of students from all disciplines of the arts has been doing as they prepare to present a world premiere workshop performance of a new rock musical based on the music and lyrics of the American musician, singer and songwriter known to many as "The Boss."

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  6. Underrepresented Undergraduate Students Gain Medical Research Experience in UofL Summer ProgramRead the original story

    Monday Aug 1 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - This summer, Kayla Massey is using an infrared spectrometer at the University of Louisville to determine how the structure of a lipid called meibum found in the eyelid affects tears in the eye.

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  7. UofL Dermatology Chief Elected to National CommitteeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 1 | Newswise

    Jeffrey P. Callen, M.D., chief of the Division of Dermatology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, has been elected to serve on the Accreditation Review Committee of the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education . His two-year term begins Dec. 1, 2016.

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  8. With Both Political Conventions Over, Who Came Out Ahead?Read the original story

    Friday Jul 29 | Newswise

    Nationally recognized political science expert and University of Louisville professor Dewey Clayton Ph.D. , is available to national media to offer comment and political analysis following the conclusion of both Republican and Democratic national conventions. "Both candidates leave the convention knowing they've got their work cut out for them," Clayton said.

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  9. Who Came Out Ahead? Politico.com Contributor Available for...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 29 | Newswise

    Nationally recognized political science expert and University of Louisville professor Dewey Clayton Ph.D. Your text to link... , is available to national media to offer comment and political analysis following the conclusion of both Republican and Democratic national conventions. "Both candidates leave the convention knowing they've got their work cut out for them," Clayton said.

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  10. UofL Faculty and Staff Introduce at-Risk Youth to Careers in Health CareRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2016 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Twenty-six students from the Shawnee neighborhood who are participating in the 1+1=U Summer Youth Enrichment Program visited the University of Louisville Health Sciences Center Wednesday, July 20, to learn about sports medicine, healthy habits and steps to a career in health care.

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  11. Parkinson's Disease Buddy Program Seeking ParticipantsRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Individuals diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease are invited to participate in the Parkinson's Disease Buddy Program, which matches them with first-year University of Louisville medical students for a series of one-on-one meetings designed to benefit both students and the patients.

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  12. Personal Physician to the Dalai Lama to Speak About Compassion in...Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | Newswise

    Barry Kerzin, M.D., personal physician to the Dalai Lama and founder of the Altruism in Medicine Institute, will address the 156 members of the incoming class of the University of Louisville School of Medicine and guests at the school's White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, July 24. Kerzin, an American trained physician and Buddhist monk, will speak to the students about cultivating and preserving the desire to help others. "Compassion is the chief reason we all go into medicine," Kerzin said.

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  13. UofL Opens NIH-Designated Alcohol Research CenterRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Alcohol abuse exacts a major toll on health and health costs in the United States and is the 3rd leading preventable cause of death.

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  14. Physician, Educate ThyselfRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A free, open access medical education website launched by the University of Louisville Department of Medicine last year has added Continuing Medical Education credit for some lectures it offers.

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  15. Medical Student Earns Top Award for Financial Planning Tool for Young PhysiciansRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A pivotal point for young physicians comes just after medical school as they begin residency.

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  16. UofL Neurosurgeon Leads Clinical Trial to Test Therapy for Brain HemorrhageRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Newswise

    KEY POINTS a National clinical trial for heparin therapy in patients with ruptured aneurysm based at University of Louisville a Robert F. James, M.D., associate professor at UofL, is national principal investigator for nine-site trial a Treatment could prevent development of neurological deficits following ruptured brain aneurysm Newswise - LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A Louisville patient is the first to be enrolled in a national clinical trial to test a new treatment for patients who have suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm.

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  17. Norton Healthcare Grants $1.25 Million to University of Louisville for Pediatric ResearchRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - As partners in providing specialized care to the children of Kentucky and Southern Indiana, Norton Healthcare has granted $1.25 million to the University of Louisville to support research initiatives related to a host of pediatric subspecialties.

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  18. Initial Site Work Begins on New Home for UofL Pediatric Health CareRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - On July 18, the University of Louisville Foundation will begin construction on a new, 170,000-square-foot pediatric medical office building.

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  19. UofL Human Subjects Protection Program Earns ReaccreditationRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | Newswise

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Research involving human subjects at the University of Louisville continues to follow the most stringent ethical and professional guidelines in existence, as evidenced by the UofL Human Subjects Protection Program earning reaccreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs.

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  20. Uf Cals Student Named as Prestigious 'Cultivator' for National ConferenceRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences student who researches how to improve peanuts has been named as UF's first Cultivator for the 2016 Farm FoundationA Round Table.

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